Program Description

The Master of Arts in Environmental Education program is designed as a challenging intensive experience in all aspects of environmental education.  Your 11 month experience includes extensive time in the outdoor classroom, indoor discussions, teaching, field trips, projects, and several weekend conferences and workshops. In your practicum you will work with K-12 as well as adult groups who are visiting our environmental learning center.  At the same time, our curriculum develops your skills to work with schools, businesses, churches, and/or communities with a long-term commitment in caring for creation. This is your opportunity to become a leader in education and to contribute to the care, restoration and preservation of our environment.


This program provides:

  • seven core courses taught by excellent faculty
  • an immersion in ecosystem studies
  • a teaching practicum
  • leadership and program management training
  • a multi-faceted research project that you design with a professor
  • a completed degree in 11 months
  • Learning experiences throughout the region including parks, centers, schools, & NGOs in Indiana, Michigan, Chicago, Detroit and Washington DC.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016 school year which run from early July 2015, to the end of May 2017. 

Early registration by January 1, 2016 will receive a tuition discount of $500.

For information on Goshen College's accreditation visit this page.